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Meet Wellesley candidate for 5-year term on Planning Board, Thomas Ahern

The Town of Wellesley depends on the active participation of its citizens in governance of the Town. Wellesley has 11 Boards and Committees on the ballot at the Annual Town election each year in March. The 2019 election will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.


Police Chase, Falling From Scaffolding: Wellesley Police Log

2:07 p.m. - A contractor fell from scaffolding police said was about 10 feet tall. Police said the man was complaining about pain in his and also had a laceration there. He was taken to the hospital. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration Office was called to investigate.


No Bail For Sex Offender Accused Of Kidnapping 2 Girls In Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — A Level 3 sex offender who is charged with kidnapping two girls appeared before a judge Tuesday. Fifty-two-year-old Lionel Ivan Braithwaite Jr. pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Cambridge District Court and will be held without bail.


Elmwood Chapel in Wellesley closes, new church to take over the space

Starting Easter Sunday (April 21) at 42 Elmwood Road, Milestone Church, which has a location in Natick, will launch Milestone Wellesley. Between now and Easter, the property is being cleaned and prepared for this new Wellesley church.


$100,000 Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA- A winning instant lotto game ticket was sold in Framingham and the prize is $100,000. The Massachusetts State Lottery announced the ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms, 730 Cochituate Rd in Framingham.


Sample Wellesley town election ballots are available

A friend says that she loves sample ballots. For other ballot lovers, here’s a sample of the one you’ll get if you vote in Wellesley on March 5 at Wellesley Free Library (note ballots are different in different precincts to reflect Town Meeting members running in your area).


Wellesley friends to take plunge in Morses Pond to help child

Cathy Brauner cbrauner@wickedlocal.com @wellesleytown — At only 2 years old, Elodie can't foresee what difficulties will face her in the years ahead -- or what a group of her parents’ Wellesley friends are doing to help change that.


Norfolk County register releases real estate statistics

WESTWOOD — Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell recently released real estate statistics for the month of January for the town of Westwood. “During January, there were 27 properties (both residential and commercial) sold in Westwood. The average price for all these properties was $920,


Framingham Has $100,000 Lottery Winner

The Massachusetts Lottery announced today, Feb. 19 that a winning MassCash ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Framingham for Friday’s drawing. The ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms, 730 Cochituate Road in Framingham. It is worth $100,000.


Framingham woman robbed at gunpint trying to sell Gucci shoes

FRAMINGHAM – A Framingham woman trying to sell a pair of expensive shoes was instead robbed at gunpoint on Saturday at a Rte. 9 apartment complex, police said. The woman was not injured in the 8:57 p.m. robbery at the Jefferson Hills apartments, 1622 Worcester Road, Deputy Police Chief Ron Brandolin


Boston Police Looking For Missing 19-Year-Old

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston police are looking for a missing 19-year-old who has autism and has made suicidal threats. Authorities on Tuesday asked the public for help in finding Darius “Jade” Chisholm.


VIDEO: Fran Owens, Ms. Senior Massachusetts 2007, brings joy to nursing homes with her one-woman musical.

NATICK – It’s after 2 p.m. on a Monday and 75-year-old Fran Owens is kicking in high gear. Irving Berlin’s 1933 holiday standard, “Easter Parade,” rang out before an audience of about 35 patients in wheelchairs and recliners at the Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Center in Natick. In a cascading blond wig


Police: Canton man arrested with 2 guns, heroin

Bail has been set at $20,000 for a Canton man who Boston police say was caught with a bag of heroin and two loaded guns in his car. Branden Barrett, 30, was arraigned Feb. 14 on charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful posses


Car crashes into Red Roof Inn in Framimngham

FRAMINGHAM – A Cochituate Road hotel was forced to board up one of its rooms after a car crashed through the wall last Saturday. Police are still investigating the 12:55 p.m. crash at the Red Roof Inn on 650 Cochituate Road. Deputy Police Chief Ron Brandolini said the investigating officer has not c


Windsor Drive Framingham fire deemed electrical

FRAMINGHAM – The two-alarm fire that heavily damaged two units in a condominium complex last week was an electrical fire, officials said on Tuesday. The fire at the Windsor Green Condominiums, 1710 Windsor Drive, on Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. was accidental, according to a joint release by the state Fire Mar


State Of Newton? Strong, Says Mayor Ruthanne Fuller

NEWTON, MA — The state of the city is strong, according to Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller. In the mayor's second State of the City address she said Newton should not take that for granted. In her address, Fuller referenced the Patriots coach, all-day kindergarten and advancements for Newton seniors.


Here’s when and how to see the ‘super snow moon’ tonight

Look up, people: February’s full moon, normally nicknamed the “snow moon,” will also be the brightest super moon of the year, and it will be visible across New England Tuesday night.


Young Building To Be Demolished Saturday On Moody Street

WALTHAM, MA — Crews will be taking down the old Young Building on Saturday. The city approved funding $239,000 for the demolition of the Young Building near the corner of Moody and Maple to make way for a new Moody Street fire station late last year.


MA Magician Pulls 'America's Got Talent' Win Out Of Hat: Patch PM

Welcome to Tuesday's Patch PM. Here are the top headlines from across the Massachusetts Patch network. Magician Shin Lim Wins 'America's Got Talent Champions'. It came down to 14-year-old ventriloquist puppeteer Darci Lynne Farmer and Waltham's own magician, Shin Lim, at the "America's Got Talent: T


Randolph Police Officer Arrested After Car Fire Outside His Home

RANDOLPH (CBS) — A Randolph police officer was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested over the weekend. Officer Glenn Frazier was arrested outside of his Brockton home while he was off duty, Randolph police said.